Research Papers/Topics in Horticulture

GROWTH AND YIELD OF HOT PEPPER (CAPSICUM FRUTESCENS) AS INFLUENCED BY THE TIME OF SOWING JUTE MALLOW (CORCHORUS OLITORIUS)

ABSTRACTField experiment was carried out from January to June, 2011 at the university of Agriculture Abeokuta (70 151 30 251E) to determine the effect of time of introducing jute mallow on the growth and yield of hot pepper (Capsicum frutescens L.). The experiment was laid out in Randomized complete block design (RCBD) in a split plot arrangement with three replicates. The main plot was cropping system (sole crop pepper and pepper intercropped with Corchorus) and the subplot was the time of i...

THE EFFECTS OF FERTILIZERS ON THE GROWTH AND YIELD OF INDIAN SPINACH (Basella alba)

ABSTRACTExperiment to investigate the effects of inorganic and organic fertilizers on growth and yield of Basella alba(Indian spinach) was conducted at the Horticultural nursery, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun state between the months of February-May 2011. Three fertilizer sources (NPK 20-10-10 and Tithonia based compost at rate of 250kg per hectare, poultry manure at rate of 3 tons per hectare) were used. Treatments were arranged in a Randomized Complete Block Design (RCBD) and re...

Greenhouse

ABSTRACTThe present work is an overview of greenhouse construction and some of the important factors on greenhouses such as the essentials for greenhouse structure construction, the functional requirements for greenhouse structures, the material requirements and quality of such materials, the different loads that greenhouses may be exposed to and how they can be taken care of during the planning and design stages. These factors affect the construction of greenhouses country wide and thus some...

Residual Efficacy of Tephrosia Vogelii on Diamond-Back Moth Plutella xylostella L. (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae).

Table of ContentsApproval iiDedication iiiAcknowledgement ivAcronyms vTable of contents viList of tables vList of figures viAbstract vii1.0.Introduction 11.1. Background 11.2. problem statement 21.3. Objectives 21.4. hypothesis 2Literature review 3Description of Tephrosia vogelii 3Uses of Tephrosia vogelii 3Insecticidal components of Tephrosia crude extracts 3Variation of Tephrosia vogelii chemistry 4Potential benefit of Tephrosia vogelii to the farmers 43.0. Materials and Methods 53.1. Sit...